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Bevin, Beshear to face off in November


Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear will square off in November for Kentucky’s next governor.   

In the Republican primary for Governor, Bevin won with around 52% of the vote. 

In the Democratic primary for Governor, Attorney General Andy Beshear had around 38% of the vote when the Associated Press declared him the winner.  House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins was a close second with around 33% of the votes. 

In the race for Attorney General, Former Attorney General Greg Stumbo, who ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, will face Daniel Cameron, a former lawyer for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.  

Republican Michael Adams and Democrat Heather French Henry will fight to replace Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, who could not seek reelection.  

Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon is running unopposed in the Republican primary for state auditor. The democratic nominee will be Sheri Donahue, who won with around 47% of the vote. 

Republican incumbent Ryan Quarles beat Bill Polyniak of Lexington.  Democrat Robert Haley Conway received 60% of the vote.   

Republican incumbent State Treasurer Allison Ball is running unopposed.  

Michael Bowman of Louisville won the Democratic nomination with 66% of the vote.